Friday , March 31 2023

Careers at UHN – Safety Technician

Website University Health Network

Job Description:

As an integral member of the Safety Services Department, the principal responsibilities of the Safety Technician include: coordinating and performing fit testing for respiratory protection; performing administrative tasks to support the respiratory protection program such as filing, data entry, and report writing; ensuring equipment is functional and inventory supply levels are maintained; supporting the assessment of alternative types of respiratory protection; assisting in the development and maintenance of UHN’s Respiratory Protection Program; performing cross-functional duties, as assigned and/or required; and performing other duties consistent with the job classification, as required.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintains the inventory of all supplies and equipment relating to fit testing and ensures the equipment is in good working order
  • Works in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and its regulations, reporting hazards, deficiencies and contraventions of the Act, in a timely manner.
  • Performs respirator fit testing both qualitatively or quantitatively, which includes setting up equipment and supplies, providing instruction to the participant, and providing the fit test results to the participant
  • Performs cross-functional and other duties consistent with the job classification, as assigned and/or required
  • Assists in the development of a fit test schedule and the maintenance of the booking system
  • Ensures that all respirator fit testing data is entered into the database, generates reports of respirator fit testing compliance, and organizes appointments for fit testing
  • Assists in the assessment of respiratory protection and supports the review and revision of UHN’s Respiratory Protection Program

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
    Travel across UHN sites
  • Work experience in Occupational Health and Safety, an asset
  • Ability to perform duties in a professional and courteous manner and produce high quality work
  • Knowledge of applicable legislative, UHN and/or departmental policies
  • At minimum completion of high school or recognized equivalent
  • Post-secondary certificate in Occupational Health and Safety, an asset
  • 6 months or less than 1 year practical or related experience and/or 6 months to less than 9 months on the job training required.
  • Flexibility around working outside of regular business hours
  • Effective organizational, interpersonal and communication skills

Job Details:

Company: University Health Network

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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